CAMP THEMES : International Camp
|Ideas for Names
Patrols (their choice)
Guider's Tents : NATO
Patrol Tents : United Nations
Store Tents : EEC
Cooking/Eating area : Greenpeace
First Aid Tents : World Health Organisation
China fans, kites, lanterns;
Italy -pasta pictures, models of : gondola (paper boat, must
float) L/T. of Pisa;
USA - Friendship bracelets ("Indian beadwork");
UK - corn dollies;
India - henna hand/foot painting , floating sand pictures (rangoli),
Japan - origami dolls & birds, "bonsai";
Canada - flower weaving;
Nigeria - tie dye;
All - peg dolls.
Games & outdoor activities : We cheated and recycled
the Olympic Games, this time with
the "countries" vying for medals rather than as individuals.
We also played team games representing other countries : Baseball
(USA) it still ended up suspiciously like rounders - Cricket
(Australia), Touch Rugby (Wales), Crazy Golf (Scotland).
||We always do a full English breakfast,
and fresh fruit, cheese and biscuits are always available ad.
lib, but for the other meals, every day had a different country
France continental breakfast, French bread, cheese and fruit
for lunch, Coq au vin for our main (evening meal) with garlic
bread and (non-alcoholic) wine.
India only the evening meal as we were off-site all day : self-service
buffet of various curries, poppadums, nan bread, rice, chutneys,
fresh fruit and (tinned) tropical fruit salad.
China - Chinese leaf salad for lunch, with tinned lychees; Sweet-and
sour chicken with stir-fried veg. and rice, spring rolls (bought),
fortune cookies and China tea.
USA - snack lunch of tuna or cheese salads, potato crisps, popcorn
and coca cola, evening barbecue burgers, hot dogs, potato waffles,
tomato ketchup, Mississippi Mud Pie etc and more coca cola.
Italy - Risotto cold rice salad for lunch, Spaghetti bolognese
and camp-fire pizza in the evening, with ice-cream specially brought
England - Fish-and-chips from the chippy for lunch; roast beef,
Yorkshire puds, potatoes and 2 veg, (with gravy) plus sponge pudding